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Chile Verde Soup (slow cooker or stove!) | Tastes Better From Scratch
Slow Cooker Chile Verde Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 10 mins
 

Chile Verde Soup you can make in the slow cooker or on the stove! Such an easy and delicious soup. My family rates it 10/10! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Unit: clove, cup, ounce can, pound, ribs, small, teaspoon
Servings: 6
Calories: 351 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 ribs celery , chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup salsa verde like the herdez brand
  • 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 14.5 ounce can northern white beans , drained and rinsed
  • 11 ounce can corn , drained
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro , chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado , peeled, seeded and chopped
Instructions
FOR THE SLOW COOKER:
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place it in the bottom of the slow cooker.

  2. Add olive oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onion and celery and saute for 2 minutes. 

  3. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Add them to the slow cooker. 

  4. Add cumin, chili powder, salsa verde, chicken broth, beans, and corn. 

  5. Cover and cook on LOW for 2-3 hours. 

  6. Shred chicken and return to the pot along with the cilantro. Serve with cheese and avocado on top.

FOR THE STOVE TOP:
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. 

  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. 

  3. Cook chicken for several minutes on both sides, turning once, until cooked through. 

  4. Remove to a plate and allow to rest for 5 minutes before shredding it with a fork.

  5. Add chopped onion and celery to the pan and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another minute.
  6. Add chicken and veggies to a large pot. 

  7. Add cumin, chili powder, salsa verde, chicken broth, white beans, corn and cilantro. 

  8. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes more. Serve with cheese and avocado on top.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Chile Verde Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 351 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 967mg 40%
Potassium 1011mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 6g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 20.3%
Vitamin C 23.5%
Calcium 21.7%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.